Ken Griffey Jr. Wins at Dodger Stadium Double Dare
When the Cincinnati Reds were in town Ken Griffey Jr. found himself being heckled by some bearded youth in the field boxes.
Throughout the game one particular fan seated behind the Reds' dugout yelled out insults towards the oft-injured All-Star.
I started with the basics: YOU SUCK..SHOULDN'T YOU BE ON THE D.L...TOO OLD FOR CENTER....that kind of stuff. Well, by the 2nd inning he was looking right at me giving me the looks.
After the 6th inning Griffey waved the gentleman over to him and exchanged some niceties, reportedly calling the Dodger fan from San Pedro, among other things, "fat". Then Griffey suggested that the man "couldnt touch the threads on his jock".The fan responded with some yo momma jokes and claimed that he could too touch the threads of his jock, and Ken Griffey Jr. went into the locker room, took his jockstrap off, placed it in a brown paper bag, rose from the dugout, and presented the young man with the bag.
The photo of the lucky guy with Ken Griffey's used jockstrap and more of this touching story after the jump
Dreams really do come true at Chavez Ravine.
...and on Myspace where fat20 recounts the whole experience and has even more photos.
photos by fat20
h/t The Jaunt